Mayor says 'great news' - look that gift horse in the mouth.

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By Pepper Parr July 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   In her A Better Burlington newsletter Mayor Marianne Meed Ward said: “We received great news from […]

Road Closure: North Shore Boulevard East, July 18 - 19, 2020

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By Staff July 8th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   North Shore Boulevard will be fully closed in both directions for bridge demolition work beginning Saturday, July […]

Ward Councillor and Mayor sponsoring a motion that will require people to wear face masks

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By Pepper Parr July 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Sit down for this one. At a meeting on Thursday Council is going to consider the […]

Some council members are finding that the Mayor isn't quite what was advertised.

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By Pepper Parr July 8th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Mayor was in a bit of a bind. She was, uncharacteristically, tip toeing around the […]

Deep Energy Efficiency Retrofit Program has council excited - staff puts forward a time line council wants to change. This is a biggy - but awkward administratively.

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By Pepper Parr July 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON If you don’t own a house or are not interested in upgrading your property and contributing to […]

Courageous response by an assault victim leads to arrest.

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By Staff July 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service has made an arrest in relation to an assault against an 18 […]

It is Time to Wear a Mask. If Governments will not act to protect us, we must protect each other.

By Jim Young July 6, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   As we watch our neighbours to the south descend into self-inflicted chaos over their refusal to […]

Mayor now says she has the support of the MOH for a face mask bylaw. She also has a motion planned for a meeting next week.

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By Staff July 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Gazette published an opinion piece on the difficulty Mayor Marianne Meed Ward was having on the […]

To mask or not to mask - Mayor isn't going to lead on this issue. The downside on this one is something we will all pay for.

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By Pepper Parr July 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   On the matter of face masks that many commercial establishments require you to wear when you […]

The pools will be open - you will need to wade through a lot of bureaucracy to register. Open ONLY to Burlington residents

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By Staff July 3rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Summer is in full force. The pools are open – well at least most of them. LaSalle […]

Provincial Court offences scheduled until Sept. 14, 2020 will be rescheduled. Do not attend court.

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By Staff July 3rd, 2020 Burlington, on   NOTICE TO PUBLIC REGARDING PROVINCIAL OFFENCES ACT MATTERS Revised July 3, 2020 All Provincial Offences Act matters […]

Third Telephone Town Hall on the 16th - good place to get answers to your questions and concerns

By Staff July 2, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Mayor is going to hold another one of her COVID19 Town Hall meetings. Mayor Marianne Meed […]

Three trails in the city need names - Council wants to hear what you think.

This is the rural Burlington residents want to keep - walking trails and quiet countryside.

By Staff July 2nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Part two of the Trail Naming project is starting and residents can now vote for the names […]

Congratulations - you are now Canadian citizens

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By Pepper Parr July 1st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Canada Day is a good time to think about Citizenship. Those of us born in Canada […]

Canada Day will be different - this year we will have to decide just how we individually want to celebrate. Start with a rack of ribs in a parking lot

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By Staff June 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Canada Day this year isn’t going to be the same. This year’s Celebrations will be unique. For […]

Public Health data good - the people of Burlington are listening.

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By Pepper Parr June 30th,2020 Burlington, ON   The notice at the top of the update on Covid19 infections – set out in red was […]

Councillor moving to undelegate the Site Review of a massive residential mixed use development on Fairview

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By Pepper Parr June 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The public is going to get a chance to see what that massive development on Fairview […]

Summer in the city - coping with COVID19

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By Pepper Parr June 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON’ The Gazette web site, we call it our press room, is undergoing a security upgrade. The content […]

Woman sexually assaulted in Duncaster Park, Burlington

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By Staff June 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON On Friday, members of the Halton Regional Police Service were contacted after a woman was approached while in […]

Hospital visiting hours expanded - hospital’s post-partum unit to have better access on July 2

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By Staff June 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Things are opening up and easing up around the city. Starting Monday, June 29th, Joseph Brant Hospital […]

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